Fryar played in Super Bowl XX with the Patriots and scored their only touchdown in their 46-10 loss to the Chicago Bears. He played a total of 255 games in his career and made the Pro Bowl five times (1985, 1993, 1994, 1996 and 1997). He was one of the few marquee players on the dreadful 1990 team.
Fryar retired from the NFL in 2001 after completing 17 NFL seasons. During that time, he caught 851 passes for 12,785 yards and 84 touchdowns, along with one rushing and three punt return touchdowns. He also gained 242 rushing yards, 2,055 yards returning punts, 505 yards on kickoff returns, and 7 fumble return yards, giving him 15,594 all-purpose yards.
Fryar's 255 played games are the most ever for a New Jersey born player.
In 2003, Fryar founded New Jerusalem House of God and serves as their pastor. They held their first service on Sunday, June 8, 2003 at The Burlington County Institute of Technology in Westampton, NJ where they held services for 1 year. From there, they moved to Joey's Catering in Burlington, NJ and held services there for 2 years. In April of 2006, under the leadership of Pastor Fryar, New Jerusalem House of God acquired and moved into their own building located at 400 Washington Street in Mt. Holly, NJ where they continue to worship and serve the surrounding community.
On Saturday, June 9, 2012, Pastor Fryar graduated from The North Carolina College of Theology in Wilmington, NC with a doctorate of Philosophy in Theology. In September of 2012, Dr. Fryar will begin his tenure as the Professor of Philosophy and Sports Management at Union County College in Cranford, NJ. In addition, in September 2012, New Jerusalem House of God will establish themselves as The Burlington County College of Theology and will offer a course of theological and biblical studies. Graduates of the school will be able to obtain Associates, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees. The school will be accredited through The North Carolina College of Theology and Dr. Fryar will serve as the President.
Fryar is currently the head football coach at Robbinsville High School in Robbinsville, New Jersey.
On Oct. 16, 2013 Fryar was indicted, along with his mother, by New Jersey Attorney General John J. Hoffman on charges they engaged in a sophisticated mortgage loan scheme to defraud five banks of $690,000 in home equity loans. If convicted, Fryar faces 5 to 10 years in prison and a $150,000 fine.